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Make the spy cops probe transparent

22 March 2016
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has demanded that Lord Justice Pitchford must conduct an “open and transparent inquiry” into undercover police.

News round-up

15 March 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) was accused of letting down victims of child sexual exploitation last week.

Rotherham solicitor slams police 'corruption' after abuse trial

25 February 2016
After guilty verdicts in the Rotherham abuse trial, David Greenwood, the solicitor representing 65 survivors of abuse in Rotherham speaks to Socialist Worker

After Rotherham verdicts, survivor vows to fight for the whole truth

24 February 2016

Defendant in Rotherham abuse trial was a police cadet

04 February 2016
A defendant in the Rotherham child sexual abuse trial was a police cadet when the alleged offences took place, Sheffield Crown Court has heard.

Key evidence ‘disappeared’, Rotherham abuse trial told

26 January 2016
Police have never interviewed the key defendant in a child sexual abuse trial, a court heard last week.

Corrupt cop helped Rotherham child abuser avoid arrest, court hears

12 January 2016
A court hearing evidence of alleged child sexual exploitation offences has heard that a corrupt police officer helped an abuser avoid arrest.

Cops gave information to abusers, Rotherham trial told

08 January 2016
A child sexual exploitation trial has heard that police passed information to abusers in South Yorkshire.

‘I told that officer, nothing happened,’ alleged Rotherham child abuse victim tells court

05 January 2016
A corrupt police officer had sex with young girls and gave drugs to a man accused of abusing children, a court heard last month.

Privatisation of children's services will only deepen failure

15 December 2015
David Cameron has said the Tories will take “failing” children’s services out of the control of local authorities. They could be handed to “teams of experts”.

Witness in Rotherham sexual abuse trial says she was abused when aged 15

15 December 2015
A witness giving evidence to a major sexual abuse trial has told a court that she was abused when aged 15.

Trial into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham begins

11 December 2015
A major trial into alleged child sexual exploitation (CSE) offences began this week at Sheffield Crown Court.

Abuse—a family affair

01 December 2015
A new report shows most child abuse takes place inside families. Sadie Robinson argues this reflects a class society that puts children at the bottom of the pile

Exposed - the system that abandons abuse victims

03 November 2015
We’re often told child sexual abuse is mainly carried out by ‘grooming gangs’. But, as Sadie Robinson found out, the real problem lies elsewhere in society

Police ignored abuse calls, say care home staff

27 October 2015
Staff at a care home in Solihull, Birmingham, have accused police of ignoring child sexual exploitation (CSE).

Rotherham abuse victims speak out - 'We can make a difference for future generations'

25 August 2015
Abuse survivors and relatives from Rotherham tell Sadie Robinson that police and authorities are still failing children. But they’re now organising to make sure future generations get real support

Charity finds mostly white child abusers in Rotherham

18 August 2015
A children’s charity has said that child sexual exploitation (CSE) is continuing in Rotherham, South Yorkshire—and that most of the abusers are white.

Most Rotherham abuse suspects are white, says new report

11 August 2015
A new report into child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham, South Yorkshire shows that more than two thirds of offenders and suspects in the last two years were white.

Did the police cover up child abuse for former Tory prime minister?

04 August 2015
A retired cop has claimed that Wiltshire police covered up allegations of child abuse by former Tory prime minister Edward Heath in the 1990s.

News in brief

04 August 2015
Cuts for child abuse victims | Libor scandal banker on trial | It’s no help to be an academy | Rich council drives out poor

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